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Days of HeavenMoments of Grace: The Collected Terrence Malick includes all of his features, some alternate versions, and a preview screening of his new film A Hidden Life
November 15–December 8, 2019

Astoria, New York, November 12, 2019 — In celebration of Terrence Malick’s new film, the deeply spiritual, achingly ethical, and politically resonant A Hidden Life, Museum of the Moving Image presents the comprehensive retrospective Moments of Grace: The Collected Terrence Malick, from November 15 through December 8. The films in the series span a period of nearly 50 years, opening with Malick’s 1970s breakthroughs Badlands (1973) and Days of Heaven (1978), through his career-revival masterworks The Thin Red Line (1998) and The New World (2005), and continuing with his 21st-century films—from Cannes Palme d’Or winner The Tree of Life (2011); the trio of To the Wonder (2012), Knight of Cups (2015), and Song to Song (2017); and sole documentary project Voyage of Time (2016)—through to this year’s A Hidden Life.

NYSEDAlbany, N.Y. – Visitors can shop at more than two dozen made-in-New York food and beverage vendors at the New York State Museum’s Taste NY Holiday Market on Sunday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Vendors will offer samples and sales of chocolates; cheese; apple and maple products; hand-crafted beer, wine, spirits and cider; and other edible gifts. All participating vendors produce their products in New York State. There will also be a cooking demonstration, educational activities and a chocolate fountain station courtesy of We Do Fondue and Price Chopper/Market 32.

Iroquois Indian MuseumHowes Cave, NY— The Iroquois Indian Museum today announced that it has been awarded a $8000 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) for FY2020 with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. NYSCA grants support the transformative impact of the performing, literary, visual and media arts in New York State. The Iroquois Indian Museum is one of 462 arts organizations across New York State receiving a total of $8,383,993 million in grants through NYSCA’s Round II FY2020 funding to support arts programs that drive New York State’s economic growth and community health.

Propaganda Teen Print Party3:30 and 5 pm Thursday, November 14

Glens Falls, NY — What started as an aspiring musician creating a poster for his band's gigs turned into a career for Nathan Meltz.The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor was an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin, which has one of the nation's top printmaking programs, when his band needed advertising and merchandise.

"I applied my printmaking knowledge and that continued to evolve, until my print work was based in different social movements," he said.

Meltz will lead Propaganda Print Party, a hands-on workshop introducing teenagers and young adults to printing, at 3:30 and 5 pm Thursday, November 14, at The Hyde Collection. The free event examines the role of screen printing as a tool of social protest and cultural expression.

Wangechi Mutu SculpturesThe artist's four sculptures titled, The NewOnes, will free Us, inaugurated the Museum's facade commission

Exhibition Dates:         September 9, 2019–June 8, 2020

Exhibition Location:     The Met Fifth Avenue Facade

New York, NY (November 6, 2019) — The Met announced today that The Facade Commission: Wangechi Mutu, The NewOnes, will free Us has been extended by five months; Wangechi Mutu's four sculptures will remain on view in the niches of The Met Fifth Avenue facade through June 8, 2020. The installation went on view on September 9, 2019, inaugurating The Met's new annual commission for the Museum's facade.

National Racing Museum and Hall of FameTo coincide with “Foal Patrol Kids!” event

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will debut Foal Patrol Season 3 online Dec. 27 at www.foalpatrol.com. Also, a family-friendly celebration of the new season, “Foal Patrol Kids!,” will take place at the Museum that day from 10 a.m. to noon. This open house event will feature numerous educational and entertainment initiatives relating to Foal Patrol with free Museum admission throughout the day.

Dorotha Segda in My Twentieth Century / courtesy of Kino LorberNov 15–24: New digital restoration for the film’s 30th anniversary

New York, NY Museum of the Moving Image will present the exclusive New York revival run of Hungarian trailblazer Ildikó Enyedi’s My Twentieth Century, winner of the Camera d'Or at Cannes in 1989, in a new digital restoration in celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary from November 15 through 24. Among the greatest of cinematic debuts—notable from a female director within the context of the 1980s—My Twentieth Century introduced the world to Enyedi, who is still a vital, distinctive artist in this 21st century. Her 2017 film On Body and Soul was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Feature and won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.

Eastman GingerbreadSweet Creations display opens to the public on November 8

Rochester, N.Y., November 1, 2019—The George Eastman Museum will kick off the holiday season on November 8, when the annual Sweet Creations—the exquisite display of dozens of cleverly designed and deliciously decorated gingerbread houses­—opens to the public. The display will be on view through December 15. The historic mansion will then be closed on December 19, 2019, and reopen on February 14, 2020, for Dutch Connection, to accommodate construction in the historic Colonnade. The museum’s galleries, store, and cafe will remain open through the holiday season.

TIME - World's Greatest Places 2019National Comedy Center Selected as One of Only Nine  U.S. Attractions to Visit and Experience Right Now

Jamestown, NY – August 22, 2019 – The National Comedy Center was named one of TIME’s “World’s Greatest Places” in the publication’s September 2, 2019 cover story, just out today online and on newsstands tomorrow. The National Comedy Center was selected as one of only “100 new and newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now” and one of only nine attractions to visit in the United States. (link: https://time.com/collection/worlds-greatest-places-2019/5654124/national-comedy-center-jamestown-new-york/)…